Super Bowl Security: “Nearly two years of planning has taken place, largely behind the scenes, to make sure that Super Bowl LII—and the 10 days of events leading up to the kickoff at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4—is safe and secure.”

“…an impressive team that includes dozens of local police departments and public safety organizations, along with federal agencies including the FBI and multiple components of the Department of Homeland Security.”

“The department will also receive help from the Minnesota National Guard and thousands of police officers from area departments.”

Love to see newspeople ask:

If special games require special security– what keeps regular games safe? Crowd size/capacity is similar at several stadiums.

More from The US Dept. of Homeland Security:

“Vehicles coming and going will be x-rayed by border patrol.”

Militarized Team Effort:

Minneapolis officials ask for National Guard help during Super Bowl

 

Pre-2018 Super Bowl Security:

Note that CBP has its own news agency to promote operations. Who needs a free and independent press anyway? When the news is created by federal employees, there’s no need to deal with any awkward questions.

Any similar plan in place on 911?

The folks who can’t keep Heroin-Trafficking Cartels from moving product into local communities are keeping the Super Bowl safe:

Newspeople play the role of federal public affairs personnel:

2:05 No Credible Threat:

What stops terrorists from going 2 states over and driving a truck across the playground at a daycare center?

A SWAT team?

Helicopters?

NORAD/US Air Force radar?

Scramble fighter jets?

Speedboats?

Special ID checks?

Super Bowl security?

Homeland Security grant money?

JFK speaks about the role of the press in a free society:

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